Subject: Re: Clean installation problems
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From: David Laight <>
List: tech-install
Date: 02/07/2003 18:03:58
> > 1) init has to create a mfs /dev because /dev/console is absent.
> >    There are two problems:
> That happened on a clean default install on an x86? I've done several
> of these recently and although I've had issues, that wasn't one of
> them.

It was, it may be that I managed to abort it slightly early.
The CD image I was using was missing the X sets.
I rebooted (from the menu) at the point where IIRC there was
a question about configuring the network - that system doesn't
have a network card.

I also ended up without a root password....


David Laight: